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Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
else, i will go there. >> they enacted a law that would require retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour and the mayor vetoed that. they hired the workers after receiving 23,000 applications. >> they are bringing jobs to the district of columbia and shopping opportunities. >> low, low prices today means low wages every day. >> outside no celebrating, but protests. people walking with signs. they think wal-mart's title offer low prices will be the death of local businesses. >> these stores we see going up and down georgia avenue will be going away. >> both the georgia avenue and h street stores will be open seven days a week from 6 clng aim to midnight. >> new information about a d.c. officer injured. since we brought you the breaking news from the trinidad neighborhood, we learned the officer was treat and released from the hospital and the suspect is dead. the officer exchanged gunfire with the man and both were hit. the officer is part of the gun recovery unit. the shooting happened on queens street near trinidad avenue. >> we are sorting through the facts and making sure we
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
bills signed into law this year. that makes this the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american republic. >> it is a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they're doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records. t that makes it twice if you count john boehner's fingernails. >> bizarre. >>> time for the latest in sports from my friend richard lui. >> good thursday. 2:00 p.m. eastern today is the time, the announcement that could effect the heisman. florida state attorney will expose findings on winston. he is the first red shirt freshman to win in the 61 year history. >>> they were hoping for a record crowd in mexico city. before tip off it fled with smoke. >>> so lakers kobep bryant will not be playing in friday's game after he felt general soreness in the foot he hurt eight months ago. >>> we don't need to wait until march for madness. north carolina stuns number one michigan state. it is the first loss. they win that one 79-66. >>> steelers coach got a hefty $100,000 fine for standing right there,
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on healthcare.gov. at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. retirees and pension funds are likely to bear the brunt of austerity measures. >> the council voted to appoint franklin. he's a democrat and serving his first term on the council. cam pose is the first to serve in a leadership position. >>> she's accused of taking advantage of an autistic student. it's turned into a worldwide search. >>> delays with the silver lines. now our reporter is digging deeper to lear
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
a big issue in northern virginia. the state crime commission will talk about a new law aimed at cracking down on cigarette smuggling. last week news 4 i team took you undercover inside the markets smugglers are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a study that could turn enforcement to the alcohol beverage control department. 5 5:04 now. heads up if you are parking along the d.c. street car corridor in northeast d.c. police will begin ticketing drivers who are not parking properly. this is happening along "h" street from union station to benning road in northeast. transportation reporter add ak tuss is live. >> reporter: as if it isn't hard enough to park all across the city, now we have to relearn how to park in this section of the city. see this white line here? all the cars have to be behind this white line on "h" street because, yeah, the street car tracks are right there and you need enough clearance to let the street cars go through. now it's important to note that s
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00am EST
up what could have been a big major legal challenge to the new health care law. the justices did let an appeals court ruling stand. that rejected claims by liberty university. you might remember the challenge of the constitutionality of obama care. that requirement that employers provide health insurance or pay a penalty. barbara? >> thanks, melissa. lawmakers are debating a rule that could change the d.c. skyline. let's take a live look at the capitol hill area. a committee is holding a hearing on whether to relax a rule that requires buildings to be no taller than the width of the streets that they face. the national planning commission voted in favor of the law. they want the restricted lifts to generate more text dollars for the district. chuck bell joins us now. not any rain falling on the streets. >> a lot of cloud cover outside today. raindrops are few and far between and there is not much of a rain threat. if you look outside and see the clouds, i don't know where my umbrella is. don't worry about that. you may not have to find it again. a good stretch of relatively dry weath
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Dec 2, 2013 2:20am EST
. will current problems facing the new health care law be solved? 54% do believe it will be solved. that's a level of credibility and belief in the system that presumably is very important. but let me ask you, congressman van hollen, we have seen delays in the still of the night. here are some of the headlines. the wednesday before thanksgiving now saying small businesses will have extra time before they can actually start signing up for health care benefits. should the individual mandate be delayed? this is the big part of health care. should that be delayed if you want this to work as well as it can? >> as you know, they already moved the deadline twice. they moved it to the end of march for the original mandate. we've extended this to december 23rd for people to sign up. we need to adapt. we need to make sure we address problems as they come up and try to work on them on a bipartisan basis. mike says it's not political. in my pocket, eric cantor issued this playbook against obama care the other day. they're not trying to work with us on these issues. yes, there are problems, there's n
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
of several provisions of the law. liberty last in the lower courts and the supreme court refused to hear the appeal. >>> a big red ribbon is hanging to raise awareness of hiv and aids. president obama spoke from the white house about the progress made in fighting this disease and pledging that america will continue to lead the world in finding a cure. the president said that $100 million will go towards an nih project to find new treatments. >>> if we stay focused, if we keep fighting and honor the memory of those we have lost, if we summon the same courage they have displayed by insisting however long it takes, i believe we are going win this fight. >> the president also reminded people that the affordable care act will allow people to get tested for aids free of charge. a u.s. initiative started under president bush helped treat tloz to 7 million people with aids in africa. despite that, plenty of work needs to be done in this country. more than 1 million people still live with that disease and one in five americans don't know they have hiv. prince george's county has one of the highes
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
to changing the law that restricts building heights in washington. city officials want taller buildings to accommodate all the growth downtown. the national capitol planning commission voted against any major changes. issa says he doesn't want to write off changing that law that generally requires buildings to be no taller than the width of the streets they face. >>> we are learning of new delays for the opening of the silver line. jim handly is at the live desk with more. >> the silver line was supposed to open in january. we are learning now about new potential issue that is could delay the project. the metropolitan airport says testing has identified problems with the train control system. they tell us software changes are being made now to make the system right. after the changes are made, more testing will be done before the project is handed over to metro. bottom line, riders may not be able to ride the silver line until the end of march. officials say their goal is safety and they want to make sure everything is perfect before opening the silver line for passenger travel. from th
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Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
events over the next three weeks that show how the new law is already helping americans. december 23rd is the deadline for enrolling in a plan that starts january 1st. >>> the next three weeks we should know if this is a turning point for the president and not just a signature health care long. deputy political editor joins us with a look ahead. the white house is is not portraying this as mission accomplished yesterday. >> they're careful not to portray it as mission accomplished. what happens if there are other problems that come up for people. not to mention still folks are getting error messages and you have insurers about data on the back end of the site. >> the president is wanting to make this a turning point not just for health care act but so he can move to other things. >> the white house has taken it on the chin the last couple months. they need to turn this aircraft carrier and have a little better news. they feel they're getting it with higher sign-ups, more traffic to the site. we'll see if that winds up being the case. >> interesting that you use aircraft carrier, remini
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
that the product on these marketplaces is good. the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> reporter: back to the website, one of the biggest known remaining problems is the back end of healthcare.gov. after you click and decide what you want, the part of the system that sends your order to the insurance companies, sends an 834 file. washington post and others reported as many as a third of those have been unable to be used by the insurance carrier. the white house, today, flatly denied that number was that high and it's nowhere near that bad now. they say an expert team is working and will complete the work they say, in time, for the deadline so they say everyone of the 834 files, every one, past and present will be fixed in time so everybody who thinks they ordered insurance, obama care insurance on healthcare.gov will be insured on january 1st. con
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
. multiple law enforcement souses tell news 4 another d.c. police officer is being questioned and placed on desk duty pending the outcome. at issue, whether the officer alerted washington he was about to be arrested. last night, the home of a third officer, assigned to the seventh district was searched by police. an underage girl told police she was given marijuana to the officer at his home in southwest d.c. he has not been charged with a crime. he has been placed on desk duty pending the investigation. he declined to speak with news 4 earlier today. i'm mark segraves with channel 4. can we talk to you about what happened last night? no? now, prosecutors here today say they are working on a plea deal with officer mark washington. fbi agents will be searching his car, his phone and his police locker. meanwhile, law enforcement sources tell us there could be a link between the washington case and the search of barnhill's home. reporting live from u.s. district court, mark segraves, news 4. >>> cathy lanier put out this statement saying the department is concerned about the recent allegati
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Dec 2, 2013 4:30am EST
of noise about a law that went kwquiet i fairfax county. they will try to amend the noise ordinance. the county hasn't been enforcing its noise ordinance because the state supreme court ruled virginia beaches ordinance unconstitutional in 2009 for being too vague. >>> outgoing governor bob mcdonnell's portrait will hang in the state capitol along the portrait of past virginia governors. mcdonnell has more than one month left in office before terry mcauliffe is sworn in. the portrait will be revealed tomorrow in richmond. >>> well, virginia is in need of judges. according to a report by the national center for state courts, virginia needs at least 30 at the circuit and juvenile level to keep up with the current caseload. the positions will most likely go unfulfilled for the time being seeing as it would cost the state $9 million a year. officials have said redrawing the district is not an option at this time. virginia lawmakers froze a number of judgeships in recent years, not filling vacancies when judges retired to save money. >>> a chance to get in the holiday spirit. the annual h
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
restrictions. a century old law requires the buildings to be no taller than the width. the national planning commission voted against their own staff recommending no changes to the law. they will testify on monday. >> kind of liking the way december is starting out. >> a little milder. will it continue? >> yes, it will. i don't think folks are going to be too disappointed. the sun is setting today as we get back to work and back to school on a gray day. not much sunshine across the area today. in terms of temperatures and where they are, well, we are in the 50s across the area. where are we going to drop to? look at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00. 7:00, 44 degrees. 9:00, 42. then late during the evening hour, around 10:00, 11:00 when the fog will form and we head down to 41 degrees. the fog could cause troubles around the area tomorrow morning. here we are tomorrow afternoon getting up to 50 degrees mart s martinsburg. hagerstown, 48. 50 for a high in frederick, maryland. again, travel troubles on the road early tomorrow morning. i'll talk about that in a couple minutes and the next best chance of ra
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Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
for yes and 2 for no. we'll share your responses tonight on news 4 at 5:00. >>> quiet please. a new law says loud music, car horns and barking dogs are a criminal offense. violatorscan be fined up to $500. some residents called it too strict. others, too lack. supervisors say it's made the previous law unenforceable. >>> here's a live look at the rockefeller center in new york city. the christmas tree is dark now, but tonight it will light up. glowing in downtown manhattan. you can see them flip the switch live at 8:00 here on nbc 4. >>> the white house is decked out for the holidays today. first lady michelle obama invited military families to come inside and take a look at the 2013 holiday decorations. there they are. this year's theme is gather around. a celebration of coming together with loved ones at this special time of year as well as sharing the stories of classic american holiday traditions. mrs. obama says she likes to watch children enjoying the wonderful glory of the white house during the holidays. >> some of the best times are watching the face of the kids and looking at
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
who is is retiring after 35 years in law enforcement. he most recently worked as the commander for homeland security and oversaw operations here in d.c. and new york. he's been with the park police since 1991. >>> just in time for the holidays, not one but two mystery donors come to the rescue. how they helped a church without heat. >>> we are just hours away from an easy way to get to and from baltimore on the weekends. >>> looking live at the ellipse, there she is. a beautiful tree. lit about 20 minutes ago. the show continues. we are waiting to hear from the first lady who will read 'twas the night before christmas and the president will speak after that. >>> back live now with the tree lighting ceremony on the mall. here is the ellipse, rather. that's the tree, the 28 foot tall colorado blue spruce president obama lit about a half hour ago. we are waiting to hear him speak. in the meantime, they are continuing with the program. the first lady is going to read a story for the children. we'll hear from jazz player sandoval, a rretha franklin wil be back, then mariah carey. >>
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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
behind bringing 16 service dogs in to hang out with georgetown law students. the pause for paws organization says dogs can help students get through those stressful finals period. all the dogs also provide therapy for wounded veterans, the visually impaired and people who have suffered stroke he is. >>> well, now to new research that could save the lives of some babies. nih scientists say they are pretty close to finding a vaccine that could prevent a severe respiratory disease that's so common, most children get it before the age of 2 and many end up in the hospital. doreen gentzler has the details. >> the one thing that stuck out was the fast breathing. >> reporter: darryl gould wasn't eating or sleeping and add fever. doctors told his mother, rehn ngata, they had to admit him to the hospital. >> it is scary because's only nine months old. >> reporter: darrylle was diagnosed with bronk yo light talk to inflammation of the lower air ways in the lungs, typically caused by rsv. >> i like to think of it as the cop jests you get in your nose when you're cold but in your lower lungs
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
holmes norton has her own memories of south africa's history. she was among four civil law right leaders who helped sparks months of demonstrations that helped bring about reform in south africa and freedom for trade unions there. she said it was time to celebrate his long and worthy life of making life better for many people. >> there's not a lot to mourn if you consider the life he lived and his gift to the world. we always mourn for the passing of one of the great men of our time. but in south africa, they're dancing. they are jubilant because their freedom is a straight line from his sacrifice. >>> the national museum of african art is another place to sign a condolence book for mandela. it will be available until next friday during regular visiting hours. you can also post messages on the website or facebook page. >>> metro is doing track work on all five rail lines this morning i. could put a wrench in your plans. in northern virginia, the arlington cemetery station is closed this weekend. you can take a free shuttle bus and you can only get to arlington cemetery on a bus leaving t
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
lives on the block. she says he was in and out of trouble with the law for some time. >>> to prince george's county where a woman remains hospitalized after a police-involved shooting. authorities were called to this home in hyattsville for mental health welfare check. they tell us the woman inside refused to take her hands out of her pockets and threatened officers with a knife. police say they deployed a stun gun but it didn't work because she had on several layers of clothing. an officer then opened fire hitting her in the chest. >>> turning to our weather now. a fierce winter storm is coming through the country and bringing heavy snow and cold temperatures. 30 million people in 25 states are effected. some mountain areas are brace for up to two feet of snow. in denver, lows below zero are expected for several days. at least six people have died as a result of this storm. >>> that same system heading our way, and we could start to fee the effects tomorrow, folks. chief meteorologist doug kammerer is letting us know what's in store. >> the interesting thing tomorrow is that we're
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Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm EST
benefits you get after the health care law. open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare ♪ [ female announcer ] may your holidays be merry and bright. merry pringles. [ female announcer ] may your holidays be merry and bright. pressure points on my tired, achy feet. i had no clue i was putting this kind of stress on my feet. i have flat feet. i found this out at the free dr.scholl's foot mapping center at walmart. in less than two minutes, i got my foot map and my custom number. i'm a 440. i'm a 210. 340. that number matched the dr.scholl's custom fit orthotic inserts with just the right support to help relieve stress on my feet. i'm a believer. find a walmart with a foot mapping center at drscholls.com i'm a believer. ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your docto
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Dec 9, 2013 3:20am EST
he said. >> if i've got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that's what i'll do. that's what we'll do. >> underscoring that this is really the only job he has in his second term, right? >> it may be all he gets done in his second term. if he can make this succeed, this will be his legacy issue. and if you look at the chances of getting immigration reform, of getting some kind of comprehensive jobs bill, of getting some kind of infrastructure, of getting tax reform which is what businesses say they'll need, he may have to use the next three years to make it work, and this may be what he's left with as his big legacy issue. >> but you write it's not just about the website. there are a lot of challenges ahead about will this thing float? >> the website is not fixed, either, particularly on the backhand. you have to deliver the information to theinsurer and you're not getting accurate information to them. they don't know who is signing up. that's the big problem, young people not signing up right now in the numbers they have to to make this work long term, so y
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Dec 3, 2013 2:05am EST
'll never be responsible for anything more than $50. federal law. >> i love it when i call and order chinese food. they already have my information. that's on the phone. this is cyber monday! >> i call. >> no, we're not talking about that -- >> do you have a special on egg rolls? >> oh, my god. okay. >> frugal -- it's google site for shopping, if you put in frugal spelled like google, you'll get this. what it is, it's a great way to price compare. so let's search for two things. i've searched it up so we go through this quickly. an example of a plasma tv from panasonic. it shows all the places i can get it, not only on line but also nearby. i can sort by the total price. i can put in my own zip code so it knows what i'm going to pay for tax and shipping. then it will show the rating -- they have no rating at the top four. do i want to use them? i want something more reliable even though it's a few more dollars more. and search for, say, a barbie dreamhouse play set. $128 on line is the best price. $159 nearby. and it shows you all the different options. >> right. >> will they include shippin
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
her grandson darius was in and out of trouble with the law for some time. she said she tried to keep away but he kept going back, and down the street is where it all began last night. she says there were a group of men there. police from the gun recovery unit came by. they tried to talk with murphy. there was a chase. the police tape goes from house to house to house. at one point darius murphy turns, fires a shot, and wounds a cop. police return fire. and darius murphy is hit and falls dead on the street right in front of his grandmother's house. >> he was hanging out with a bad crowd. >> down there, yes, sir. >> did you try to talk to him about it? >> we talk to him every day. every time we see him we talk to him. >> but you kept going back. >> kept going back. >> and now he's gone. >> reporter: now police are continuing to investigate the incident. they want to know more about what happened here on queen street last night. live in the northeast, pat collins, news 4. >>> a violent day at several schools in the south. news 4's scott macfarlane at the live desk what with what we know
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
. the nobel prize he one. that was one of the most important moments. he signed the law when he became president that made discrimination against the white minority illegal in south africa. that is the moral leadership for which he won, co-won the prize with his former presser. that is the lesson for the withhold world. >> you are so right. he is the man. a string of american presidents they had in common. back to charlene. i know you have friends and family long associations there. i'm hoping that you can report to us that he was at peace at the end. >> yes, i think that he's been at peace for some time. he's been on a breathing tube and members of the family have said for the longest time that he seemed alert. although in the last few days, that has changed just a bit because the family became more somber as they talked about his health. i understand that michelle, who has a program to uplift women economically was supposed to make a big speech out of the country but in the last couple days, she decided not to leave his side. she was by his side the entire time that he was in the hos
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the device and technology says the federal law -- >> doesn't state it has to be received. >> reporter: they don't require text messages be used. georgetown university allowed news 4 cameras into their emergency centers. students download an app, they see trouble and alert police. the iphone cameras are seen on police tv monitors. >> we get their location, we get audio and we get video from the scene. >> reporter: it, too, is opt in. voluntary. private companies are marketing key fobs, a device that lights up with emergency messages hoping schools make it mandatory. >> most of us don't want to carry that. >> closed roads, open roads happen through here. >> reporter: d.c.'s homeland security has a silver bullet. the commercial mobile alert system, a push alert that hits every phone in d.c. with a text alert in the case of an emergency. universities have been called to inquire about it. the trouble is, they can only send alerts to the entire district of columbia. >> so many times they turn it off. >> howard university says they use text alerts for matters of an immediate threat. if notif
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Dec 9, 2013 2:20am EST
, had virtually no rights. not the sidewalk they walked on, certainly they couldn't vote. the law enforcement was directed right at them, the beatings that went on was certainly awful at that time. currently we had growing in the world the liberation movement. the soviet union collapsed in 1989, we had the rise of poland, you had the velvet revolution going on czechoslovakia. china was beginning to change but they had economic movement like never before, so south africa was really at the tail end of liberating people, not only people of color. that gave idea to nelson mandela stepping out on the stage and being who he was. he just didn't measure up, he exceeded everyone's expectations. >> paul gigoe, for a lot of conservatives at the time, including the reagan administration, they looked somewhat askance at mandela. you wrote the following: the bulk of his adult life, nelson mandela was a failed marxist revolutionary and leftist icon. then in his seventies, he had the chance to govern. he chose national reconciliation over reprizal. but it was that formal piece. >> it was before t
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Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
to outlaw guns, that the background checks are just a first step. any passage of law is a first step and he's going to take away our weapons, violate the constitution. that continues to be the impetus for the sales, apparently. that is a real spark. >> i basically think that's what it is, the fact that people have a great fear in their mind that they will not be able to buy these guns later on. >> i want to pick up on the word fear. why do people have this fear? people have been primed f r years to believe that government is going to come get our gun, right? and now there's this scary black president who is also leading the government. they're going to come get our guns. two years in virginia, you see the sale of nearly 1 million guns in one state in a two-year period. to me that's all about the priming that people receive certain messages and they're afraid -- they accept these messages even though, to my way of saying it, there's really no evidence to support it. >>> silver line delay, metro airport authority is once again pushing back the expected completion date for construction of the
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